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The Future of NATO

by Ted Galen Carpenter

The end of the Cold War has raised questions about the future of NATO. Now that the threat from the Warsaw Pact has disappeared, there seems little need for a Western military alliance of such magnitude. The...


Talk, Talk, Talk: The Cultural Life of Everyday Conversation

by S.I. Salamensky

Before media, before the Internet...there was talk itself. Talk Talk Talk is an incisive, exhilarating collection of essays by some of the best thinkers -- and talkers -- of our time. These stellar contributors...


The Politics of Immigration in Western Europe

by Martin Baldwin-Edwards & Martin A. Schain

This book is devoted to an analysis of how immigration has emerged as a political issue, how the politics of immigration have been constructed, and what have been the consequences in western Europe. Specific...


Physical and Information Models in Geography (Routledge Revivals)

by Richard J. Chorley & Peter Haggett

First published in 1967, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of eight of the chapters from the original Models in Geography, published in 1967. The...


Local Government and Strategic Choice (Routledge Revivals): An Operational Research Approach to the Processes of Public Planning

by John Friend & Neil Jessop

First published in 1969, this book is concerned with the processes of policy-making in local government. The authors address themselves to the basic challenge of planning in a democracy and consider issues such...


A History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of Cleopatra VII B.C. 30 (Routledge Revivals): Vol. I: Egypt in the Neolithic and

by E. A. Wallis Budge

Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum's department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects,...


A History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of Cleopatra VII B.C. 30 (Routledge Revivals): Vol. II: Egypt Under the Great Pyr

by E.A. Wallis Budge

Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum's department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects,...


Elitism (Routledge Revivals)

by G. Lowell Field & John Higley

First published in 1980, this book presents an important critique of prevailing political doctrine in Western societies at a time of major change in circumstances of Western civilization. G. Lowell Field and...


Official Discourse (Routledge Revivals): On Discourse Analysis, Government Publications, Ideology and the State

by Frank Burton & Pat Carlen

First published in 1979, Official Discourse is an unofficial report of theoretical investigations into a specific state of practice- the publication of reports of official inquiries into law, order and justice...


Crisis and Commonwealth: Marcuse, Marx, McLaren

by Charles Reitz, David Brodsky & Kevin B. Anderson

Crisis and Commonwealth extends the critical theories of Marcuse and Marx to an analysis of the intensifying inequalities symptomatic of our current economic distress. A new foundation for emancipatory practice...


The Cultural Career of Coolness: Discourses and Practices of Affect Control in European Antiquity, the United States, and Japan

by Ulla Haselstein, Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit & Catrin Gersdorf

Today, coolness is a term most often used in advertising trendy commodities, or, more generally, in promoting urban lifestyles. The Cultural Career of Coolness explores the history of the term as a metaphor...


Materializing Poverty: How the Poor Transform Their Lives

by Erin B. Taylor

In this book, anthropologist Erin Taylor explores how residents of a squatter settlement in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, use their material resources creatively to solve everyday problems and, over a few...


Comrade J: The Untold Secrets of Russia's Master Spy in America After the End of the Cold War

by Pete Earley

When the Cold War ended, the spying that marked the era did not. An incredible true story from the Pulitzer Prize-nominated New York Times bestselling author of Crazy.

Between 1995 and 2000, "Comrade J" was the...


Take to the Hills! Clothing the Sierra Madres

by Patrick Randall

The renowned FreewayBlogger, aka Patrick Randall, tells the story of one of his earliest decision to take direct action—he hears a report of poverty in Mexico, loads up his trusty old VW bus and hits the road...


Laughter Out of Place: Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown

by Donna Goldstein

Donna M. Goldstein presents a hard-hitting critique of urban poverty and violence and challenges much of what we think we know about the "culture of poverty" in this compelling read. Drawing on more than a decade...


C.D. Jackson: Cold War Propagandist for Democracy and Globalism

by John Allen Stern

This book is a study of U.S. propaganda strategy and some of its major proponents during the seminal Cold War period of the 1950s, including Dwight Eisenhower and C.D. Jackson, his chief adviser for psychological...


Military Resilience in Low-Intensity Conflict: A Comparative Study of New Directions Worldwide

by Rachel Suissa

Military Resilience in a Low-Intensity Conflict: A Comparative Study of New Directions Worldwide, by Rachel Suissa, studies states involved in low-intensity conflicts to offer a corrective to post-modern problems...


Globalization and Money: A Global South Perspective

by Supriya Singh

Globalization and Money explores how men and women, particularly the poor and the unbanked in the global South, use money in ways that empower themselves and their families. Supriya Singh argues that money as...


Human Rights and the Third World: Issues and Discourses

by Arnab Das & Subrata Sankar Bagchi

Human Rights and the Third World: Issues and Discourses deals with the controversial questions on the universalistic notions of human rights. It finds Third World perspectives and seeks to open up a discursive...


Don't Stop Thinking About the Music: The Politics of Songs and Musicians in Presidential Campaigns

by Benjamin S. Schoening & Eric T. Kasper

The book discusses the use of music in presidential campaigns and the factors that have caused changes to occur (1) within the music used by campaigns and(2) music developed independent of those campaigns. The...